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  1. Reid, Rivkin are Sea-Hawks athletes of the weekRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Telegram

    ... on the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers Saturday in Charlottetown, P.E.I., and the Dalhousie Tigers in Halifax, N.S., on Sunday. Memorial's women's team (7-3-1) has already clinched a playoff berth, while MUN men (4-6-1) are automatically ...

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  2. Allegation that Halifax police mistreated man inside squad car probedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Nova Scotia's Serious Incident Response Team is looking into an allegation that a prisoner was mistreated inside a Halifax police car last summer and it is hoping the public can help. On Monday, the response team announced it is looking into the treatment of a man, 34, arrested Aug. 22 at the Dairy Queen on Dutch Village Road.

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  3. Airport impact on N.S. soars to $1.29bRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The economic impact of Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia increased by $19 million in 2013, says a new report. Halifax Stanfield International Airport contributed $1.29 billion to Nova Scotia's economy in 2013, according to an economic impact report commissioned by the Halifax International Airport Authority.

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  4. Halifax's Pier 21 closed during work on expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The Canadian Museum of Immigration in Halifax will be closing for six months on Friday for an expansion and renovations. The $12-million project has been in the works since the facility became a national museum and received $25 million toward upgrading in 2011, says CEO Marie Chapman.

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  5. Anchor found at HMC Dockyard in Halifax a 'piece of heritage'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Sanderson, director of the Naval Museum of Halifax, right, along with Rear-Admiral John Newton, Commander of Maritme Forces Atlantic and Joint Task Force Atlantic, announce the recovery of an anchor believed to belong to HMCS Niobe at HMC Dockyard Monday. A century-old, muddy and slightly rusty anchor unearthed last Tuesday at HMC Dockyard in Halifax is an important part of the history of Canada's navy, the head of the force in Atlantic Canada said Monday.

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  6. Mo Kenney craves the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The Halifax singer-songwriter is finding herself in places she only dreamed of visiting. Her aptly titled In My Dreams, and her latest tour, starts in Halifax Halifax singer-songwriter Mo Kenney launches her second album In My Dreams and kicks off both a cross-Canada tour and the Halifax Pop Explosion Tuesday night at The Carleton Music Bar & Grill.

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  7. Spreading LOVE to victimized teensRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    But the people behind a local anti-violence initiative hope others will soon show bullied and battered adolescents how much they care. A major fundraiser for Leave Out ViolencE Nova Scotia - LOVE, for short - is set for Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Cathedral Church of All Saints in Halifax.

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  8. Get connected Halifax, free Wi-Fi could be in place by next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBC News

    If it's approved by regional council, the Wi-Fi service would be available in downtown Dartmouth and Halifax beginning in the summer of 2015. City staff have signed off on a recommendation that the municipality issue a request for proposals to select a service provider for the venture.

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  9. No new medical personnel to West Africa's Ebola outbreak for now, health minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... on what to consider when training is provided to nurses and other front-line responders. Taylor said that in Halifax, the team walked through the response in the event of a case in Nova Scotia. Other provinces have also asked for similar test ...

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  10. Dan Mangan + Blacksmith's New Music Video Is An Animated WonderRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MuchMusic.com

    ... out on tour next year at one of these dates! Pre-sale for tickets are available now ( click here to buy ). 2/18 - Halifax, NS - Rebecca Cohen Theatre^ 2/19 - Fredericton, NB - The Fredericton Playhouse^ 2/20 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial# 2/21 - ...

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  11. Ebola outbreak: Test drills in Halifax successful, Ambrose saysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... at 8 p.m. ET. An Ebola readiness update from Canadian health officials today from Ottawa noted that test drills in Halifax yesterday and in process today are proving successful. A team from the federal Public Health Agency briefed health-care ...

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  12. Health officials, nurses reflect on updated Ebola guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... capacity, additional resources and expertise to prevent any further spread of the disease," Taylor said that in Halifax, the team walked through the response in the event of a case in Nova Scotia. Other provinces have also asked for similar test ...

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  13. New Groceries Emailing Feature A Hit With SubscribersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    Halifax, Nova Scotia -- Just over a month ago now, MealEasy introduced the grocery emailing feature and thus far the customers have responded overwhelmingly in favor of this new feature. The company has found that an astonishing 80% of members have used the feature that allows them to email themselves their grocery list to their portable tablet computers of to their mobile devices such as Android phones and other smart phones now on the market.

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  14. MealEasy's New Weight Loss Plan Hitting The Waist BandRead the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    Halifax, Nova Scotia -- Having introduced the MealEasy Weight Loss Plan in December of 2013, company president George Borovan is very happy with the number of new subscribers to the plan. "We knew there was a market for this and that's why we developed this exciting new plan" says Borovan.

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  15. Canada's Ebola response team conducts drill in HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Members of Canada's Ebola Rapid Response Team load a plane with personal protective equipment as part of the simulation exercise Sunday. The Public Health Agency of Canada said one of its five Ebola Rapid Response teams from Ottawa was sent to Halifax to practise working with provincial and local public health officials dealing with a case of Ebola.

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  16. You don't forget:' police, family of fallen officers, gather in Halifax for memorial ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    Tanya Burkholder held her son's hand as they walked up to lay flowers against the stone monument in Grand Parade, more than 100 peace officers in red, green and blue standing in still rows behind them. Oct. 19 marked the 32nd annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service in Halifax, where members of the RCMP, police forces, and Department of Natural Resources from across the province listened to the names of those who died in the line of duty before marching down Barrington Street to a memorial service at St. Mary's Basilica.

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  17. Canada's Ebola rapid response team practises deploying to Nova ScotiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CTV

    Canada has deployed one of its Ebola rapid response teams to Nova Scotia in a practice drill that would simulate the process that would unfold if a case of Ebola were to be confirmed on Canadian soil. One of the rapid response teams from Ottawa deployed to Halifax, N.S., for the drill, which was a joint exercise between the Public Health Agency of Canada and Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced Sunday.

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  18. Lightning recall winger Jonathan DrouinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... goal and two assists. Drouin, 19, was drafted third overall in 2013 but was sent back to his junior team in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After recording 108 points, he was considered a preseason candidate for rookie of the year. Los Angeles Kings winger ...

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  19. The dilemma between healthy eating and staying above the poverty lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Globe and Mail

    ... the country, according to a Nova Scotia-based study recently published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health. And Halifax had the highest rate among big cities, with one in five households at risk. The Nova Scotia study comes as the percentage of ...

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  20. Nocturne ignites the night and our imaginationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Chronicle Herald

    Projections are seen before a performance by James Luna during Nocturne: Art at Night in Halifax on Saturday night. Projections are seen before a performance by James Luna during Nocturne: Art at Night in Halifax on Saturday night.

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